Date: Wednesday 28 November 2012 - Thursday 29 November 2012

Location: London, UK

ACI’s Offshore Wind Economics & Finance: Europe 2012 will take place on the 28th – 29th November 2012 in London UK, Europe’s primary financial business hub. Offshore Wind Economics & Finance: Europe 2012 is the most up to date networking platform for the financiers and developers of the European offshore wind industry. Join us for 2 days of informative presentations and engaging round table discussions that will outline and tackle the pressing issues in offshore wind economics and finance. Attending the conference will be senior executives from the leading developers and investors in the offshore wind industry. 

Confirmed Speakers

Prof. Dr. Galal Osman, Vice President, WWEA

Robert Helms, Head of Partnership Investor Relations, DONG Energy Wind Power

L.Warren Pimm, Partners, Sustainable Development Capital LLP

Bart Goethals, Business Development Manager, Elia Group

David Guiu, Head of Sales Offshore Europe, Gamesa

Michael van der Heijden, Managing Director, Typhoon Offshore BV

Nicolas Gourvitch, Director, Green Giraffe Energy Bankers 

Joanna de Montgros, Principal Engineer, GL Garrad Hassan

Robert Pears, Renewable Energy Lubricants Business Development Manager UK & Ireland, ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties

Melchior Karigl, Finance Director, European Investment Bank

Stephen Crane, Executive Director, Green Investment Bank

Pierre Bernard, Managing Partner, Bernard EnergyAdvocacy

Alejandro Ciruelos, Vice President, Santander Global Banking & Markets

Derek Selby, Industrial Synthetic Lubricants Technical Advisor, ExxonMobil Lubricants and Specialties

 Alan Walker, Head of Business Development, Narec Capital Limited

Christos Kolliatsas, Offshore Project Manager, Mott MacDonald

Minal Patel, Director – Energy Structured Finance, RBS

Iwan Walters, Partner, Eversheds LLP.

Miroslav Ljubisavljevic, Chartering Coordinator, EDT Shipmanagement Ltd

Dr. Stefan Kilgus, Partner, Watson, Farley & Williams

Matthew Tilbrook, Associate, Mizuho Corporate Bank 

Martin Benatar, Managing Consultant, Benatar and Co. Ltd

Stephen Crane, Executive Director, UK Green Investments

Key Topics 


  • European investment update and recent industry activity
  • Private equity & venture capitalists funding for offshore wind power
  • Challenges in debt and project finance
  • Key considerations in project management & what factors affect investment & project profitability
  • Long term project economics – running & maintenance costs
  • Discuss project cash flow management and understand what makes for an attractive project to investors at one of our two informative and engaging round table discussions.
  • Increasing cash flow & forecasting ROI
  • Offshore wind projects – insurance and risk
  • Government support/incentives & world development banks in offshore wind
  • Investment and economics in offshore wind farm technologies
  • Supply chain economics and management

Who Will Attend

Senior management and the key decision makers from the leading project developer, banks, investors and international financing institutions, VC/PE companies, wind farm owners/operators, utilities, offshore wind project developers, institutional investors, wind power technology developers and manufacturers, government and regulators, wind power technology research and development companies, law firms and insurance firms

For Further Information Or To Register Your Attendance Contact

Silvia Di Spigno

Tel: + 44 20 7981 9800


For Commercial and Sponsorship Opportunities Contact

Maureen Ignacio

Tel: + 44 20 7981 2508


Conference Sponsors
Media Partners

Conference Location


Hilton London Olympia

380 Kensington High Street

London W14 8NL

Phone: + 44 (0) 870 751 7770